Wooden fence with red autumn leaves
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Fence fitness: get in shape for autumn

Written by Beth Bright

It’s getting gusty out there. Storms have caused havoc across the country and it’s a reminder to batten down the hatches in the garden ahead of the autumn

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Weldmar cheque presentation
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Weldmar hospicecare: we raised shedloads!

Written by Beth Bright

When we held our coffee morning back in July in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare and to support Jim and Carol Pitcher, we never dreamed we would

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Red autumn leaves
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Our award from the Melplash Show (and more)

Written by Beth Bright

The sun was out, the crowds came and we had a lovely day at the Melplash Show, held mid way between bustling Bridport and beautiful West

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Cockerel in a tree
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Home sweet home for pets

Written by Beth Bright

Like it or not, autumn is just around the corner and it’s time to sort out the warmer bedding – for your pets as well as you. We’ve

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Jersey cow licking lips
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Our day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

Written by Beth Bright

It was cloudy but the crowds came flocking. We arrived early (it all began at 5.15am) and were soon enjoying music from the Gillingham Imperial Silver band, not

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John Bright prize rosettes
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The heat was on. Cattistock Countryside Show

Written by Beth Bright

Sunday August 5th turned out to be yet another scorcher with the temperature rising early in the day, but we were determined to keep our cool at our

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lamb looking cute
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Showtime! Cattistock Show August 5

Written by Beth Bright

Make your Sunday special with a visit to the Cattistock Show – we’ll be there too with everything from rabbit hutches to hen houses so pop along and

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Walditch field and outbuildings in summer
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Come rain or shine

Written by Beth Bright

It’s been a summer of records. Not only did we make it through the penalty shoot out in Russia but back home we’ve endured temperatures and drought echoing

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fudge brownie cakes
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Coffee morning 20 July for Weldmar Hospicecare

Written by Beth Bright

Coffee, cake & fundraising We are hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare, supporting Jim and Carol Pitcher who are fundraising by trekking around

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Tiny workman with screw and wheelbarrow
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Microtools. A major must have

Written by Beth Bright

Small, cute and incredibly useful, microtools get the job done, big time. Don’t be fooled by their size, these tools pack a punch. Tight space? Think small Steel blades and

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Texel sheep in field
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NFU evening. Oh what a night

Written by Beth Bright

We were honoured to host a National Farmers’ Union (NFU) evening recently at the countrystore which included a trip to see our hayfields and flock of

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private bench seat
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Are you sitting comfortably?

Written by Beth Bright

It’s the summer solstice, it’s hot and it’s the World Cup. All reasons to pull up a chair and relax. We have a range of wooden

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